Ukraine reports new Russian offensives in a dozen localities in the east and south of the country

Archive image of the Ukrainian war – Ximena Borrazas / Zuma Press / ContactoPhoto

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has noted new offensives by Russian forces during the last hours in more than a dozen localities in the east and south of the country, part of which have managed to be repelled.

Russia, according to the General Staff on its Telegram account, has launched this new offensive in three directions: Bajmut, Avdiiv and Novopavliv, which has resulted in fighting in at least twelve localities.

The Ukrainian emergency service has also reported on Saturday air alerts in the regions of Dnepropetrovsk, Poltava, Kirovograd, Mikolaiv and Kharkov, according to the official alert resource, as well as in contested areas such as Zaporiyia or Kherson.

There, pro-Russian forces have reported at least 18 Ukrainian rocket launches, in addition to eleven others in the Gorlovka area, in the Russian-controlled part of the Donetsk region.